Genetic Literacy


The Real Story of Anti-GMO Teen Sensation Rachel Parent: Idealist or Pawn of ‘Natural’ Marketers?
Genetic Literacy Project, David Warmflash & Jon Entine, September 2, 2016

Is Domination of Running by African Descended Athletes Genetic or Cultural? (citing Jon)
Commonweal, Rand Cooper, August 23, 2016

Autism in Our DNA? Slew of Studies Points to Genetics as Main Driver, But There is No “Autism Gene”
Genetic Literacy Project, Ben Locwin & Jon Entine, July 21, 2016

Anti-GMO Activists Brandish Disputed Stone-Glover Golden Rice Paper in Attacks on Nobel Laureates
Genetic Literacy Project, Andrew Porterfield & Jon Entine, June 30, 2016

How Brexit Will Impact the Future of Farming, GMOs and Gene Editing in Britain and Europe
Genetic Literacy Project, David Warmflash & Jon Entine, June 29, 2016

Australia and Europe GM Policies Stymieing the Release of New Crops and Food: US Science Writer (Quoting Jon)
ABC Rural, Sarina Locke, June 27, 2016

BBC Debate: Are Monsanto, Big Ag Taking Over the World’s Seed Supply?
Genetic Literacy Project, Edward Mabaya & Jack Kloppenburg & Jon Entine, June 21, 2016

Creating a Synthetic Human – Do Science and Ethics Collide?
National Public Radio, Anthony Regalado & George Church & Jon Entine & Laurie Zoloth, June 19, 2016

Glyphosate Chemophobia Grips Sonoma County: Sprayers Don Hazmat Suits, Respirators After Switch to ‘Safer’ Organic Weed Killers
Huffington Post, June 2, 2016

Gary Ruskin and Jon Entine Tangle over the GMO Corporate Connection
Corporate Crime Reporter, April 29, 2016

Flaws in Science, Business Model Spoiled Calgene's Genetically Modified Tomato (quoting Jon)
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, Alex Philippidis, April 12, 2016

Organic Industry Funded Studies Claim Healthier Milk and Meat — Independent Scientists? “No Evidence”
Huffington Post, February 24, 2016

Denialism and the ‘Scientific Consensus’: Naomi Oreskes’ Attacks on Nuclear Energy and GMOs Expose Deep Divide Among Environmentalists
Huffington Post, February 2, 2016

Organic vs. Conventional Foods: Environmental Impact, Nutrition, Taste (quoting Jon)
Philadelphia Inquirer, Emiliano Tatar, January 12, 2016

Wild Bees Disappearing? Another Month, Another Bungled Bee Study
Huffington Post, January 5, 2016

Why We Oppose GMO Labeling (3-Part Series)
Huffington Post, Bruce Chassy, Jon Entine December 27, 2015

Chipotle’s Sustainability Hypocrisy Could Eclipse Its Food Poisoning Fiasco
Huffington Post, December 23, 2015

Anti-GMO Groups Pledge Legal Action to Block FDA Approval of GMO Salmon
Huffington Post, November 19, 2015

As Gary Hirshberg Emerges as Face of Anti-GMO Labeling Movement, Science Takes a Hit
Huffington Post, July 30, 2015

The Story of the Birds and the Bees: The Neonic Catastrophe That Never Was
Huffington Post, July 15, 2015

10 Genetic Mutations and Evolutionary Traits Found in Africa, With Their Surprising Advantages - and Downsides (citing Jon)
Mail and Guardian Africa, May 30, 2015

Moving the GMO Debate Beyond Science (quoting Jon)
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News, May 11, 2015

GMOs, Yes!
Common Reader, May 8, 2015

Anti-GMO Groups in Bangladesh Spread Misinformation About Bt Eggplant ‘Failure’
Genetic Literacy Project, April 28, 2015

We’re Paranoid About GMO Foods Because of Pseudo-Science (quoting Jon)
Daily Beast, April 28, 2015

Arsenic In Your Food? Scared? Shouldn’t Be, But If So There’s a GMO Fix
Genetic Literacy Project, April 16, 2015

'Neonics Not Key Driver of Bee Deaths'- USDA Study May Clash With White House Poised to Restrict Pesticide
Huffington Post, March 25, 2015

Evolution's Deadly Tradeoffs? Diseases That Can Kill Us May Also Save Lives And Increase IQ
Huffington Post, March 21, 2015

The New York Times Should Seriously Consider Not Writing About Science Anymore (citing Jon)
RealClearScience, March 17. 2015

Video Interview: Prominent Scientists Challenge Anti-GMO Lobby
Huffington Post, March 10, 2015

'Allergic To All Known Chemicals?’ (citing Jon)
Henry Miller, Forbes, March 2, 2015

AAAS Scientists: Consensus on GMO Safety Firmer Than For Human-Induced Climate Change
Huffington Post, January 29, 2015

Ex Food Babe Staffer Exposé? Does Vani Hari Admit To Spinning Science For Money And Fame?
Genetic Literacy Project, January 26, 2015

Radio Interview: Girl Scouts Refuse To Bow To Activist Pressure To Go Non-GMO
Agri-Talk, January 23, 2015

"Eco-Warrior" Vandana Shiva, at $40,000 a Speech, Rejoins Hawaii Anti-GMO Crusade, But Truth Is the Victim
Huffington Post, January 23, 2015

Girls Scouts Reject Attempts By Anti-GMO Parents To Use Their Kids in Fear Campaign
Genetic Literacy Project, January 16, 2015

Bee Experts Dismantle Touted 'Harvard' Neonics-Colony Collapse Disorder Study As 'Activist Science'
Huffington Post, December 15, 2014

Silence From Bill Nye to Kevin Folta GMO Debate Challenge
Genetic Literacy Project, December 8, 2014

Bee Apocalypse Science Scandal? Did Scientists "Fix Evidence" To Ban Neonic Pesticides? (quoting Jon)
Reason, December 4, 2014

Battle Over Biotechnology: Pro And Anti GMO Scientists Square Off
Genetic Literacy Project
, December 3, 2014

Part II: Bee Deaths And CCD - Flawed Chensheng Lu Harvard Studies Endanger Bees
Science 2.0, November 24, 2014

Part I: Bee Deaths Mystery Solved? Neonicotinoids (Neonics) May Actually Help Bee Health By Jon Entine
Science 2.0, November 21, 2014

Organic Alert: Whole Foods Almonds Contain Potentially ‘Fatal’ Natural Chemical
Genetic Literacy Project, November 11, 2014

Should You Get a Mastectomy When a BRCA Mutation is Detected? (quoting Jon)
Hadassah Magazine, November 7, 2014

Is Nassim Taleb A “Dangerous Imbecile” Or On The Pay Of Anti-GMO Activists?
Genetic Literacy Project, November 3, 2014

Let's (Cautiously) Celebrate the "New Eugenics"
Huffington Post, October 30, 2014

As Ebola Deaths Climb, Organic Activists Line Up Against Medical Cure
Huffington Post, November 3, 2014

Chromosome of Champions (cites Jon)
Erin Beresini, Outside, July 9, 2014

NaturalNews' Mike Adams Threatens Forbes, GLP for 'Libeling' What Scientists Call 'Quack' Health Empire
Genetic Literacy Project, May 18, 2014

Sex and science: Hawai'i's 'Babes Against Biotech' flaunt T&A to attack GMOs
Genetic Literacy Project, May 13, 2014

Union of Concerned Scientists Blames GMOs for ‘Superweeds’ But Issue More Complex
Genetic Literacy Project, May 6, 2014

Infographic On 4 Ways To Breed Crops By Scrambling Genes - You'll Be Surprised Which Ones Are Regulated
Forbes, April 30, 2014

Citizens for Health Lobbies for Suspect Alternative Meds, Supplements
Genetic Literacy Project, April 29, 2014

Henry Rowlands, Organic Movement’s Cyber Mastermind Behind Anti-GMO Websites
Genetic Literacy Project, April 15, 2014

Does the Union of Concerned Scientists’s Doug Gurian-Sherman misrepresent GMOs?
Genetic Literacy Project, April 8, 2014

Chevron and Ecuador: Red Card for Green Lawyer, April 1, 2014
Ethical Corporation, April 1, 2014

Most ‘Dangerous’ Anti-Science GMO Critic? Meet Mike Adams – Conspiracy Junkie Runs Alternative ‘Health’ Empire
Genetic Literacy Project, March 29, 2014

Did The New Yorker Botch Puff Piece On Frog Scientist Tyrone Hayes, Turning Rogue into Beleaguered Hero?
Forbes, March 10, 2014

Vandana Shiva, Anti-GMO Celebrity: 'Eco Goddess' Or Dangerous Fabulist,?Forbes, January 29, 2014

Conflict Of Interest? Ethics Debate Intensifies Over Retraction Of Flawed Séralini Rat Study
Science 2.0, January 17, 2014

Discredited Séralini GMO Study Back In Spotlight As Hastings Center Makes Ethical Stumbles In Ethics Critique, Forbes, January 16, 2014

Agent Orange GMO? After USDA Backs 2,4-D Seeds, Michael Pollan, Marion Nestle Lead Activist Hype Of Discredited Lin,kForbes, January 6, 2014

In Hyped Claim That Organic Milk Is Healthier, Activist Science Meets Bungled Reporting
Genetic Literacy Project, December 17, 2013

Podcast Part I: Organic Grower interviews GLP’s Jon Entine On GMOs And Sustainabiliy
Podcast Part II, Jack’s Farm Radio, December 2013

Séralini Threatens Lawsuit In Wake Of Retraction Of Infamous GMO Cancer Rat Study
Forbes, November 29, 2013

Fix Was In, Kaua'i Council Goes Rogue, Overides Mayor's Veto Of Anti-GMO Bill, Setting County On Path To Legal Conflagration
Forbes, November 15, 2013

Can't Get Pregnant? Blame It On Plastics! Well, Not If Science Matters
Forbes, November 14, 2013

White Men Can't Reach (citing Jon)
Taki's Magazine, Steve Sailor, August 28, 2013

Is Individuality the Savior of Eugenics? (quoting Jon)
Scientific American, Nathaniel Comfort, August 23, 2013

Will the GMO Debate Consume Hawaii?
Civil Beat, August 19, 2013

Elle’s Botched Response to Previously Botched Anti-GMO Story
Genetic Literacy Project, August 12, 2013

No, You Shouldn’t Fear GMO Corn
Slate, August 7, 2013

Egg Donation: Some ‘Progressives’ Say Women Shouldn’t Control Own Bodies
Genetic Literacy Project, July 29, 2013

Grist Challenges Its Own Shaky Crop Biotechnology Reporting, Sets Stage For GMO Science Journalism Conclave Forbes, July 18, 2013

Boston Strangler Exhumation Stirs DNA Privacy Concerns
Genetic Literacy Project
, July 15, 2013

Organic Food – What is an ‘Organic’ Label Really Worth?
Ethical Corporation, July 2013

Roseanne Barr Effect: Should Crop Biotechnology Supporters Engage Science Rejectionists?
Genetic Literacy Project, July 8, 2013

DNA Screening is Part of the New Eugenics—and That's Okay
Genetic Literacy Project, July 8, 2013

Pointing to Breakthrough, Human Stem Cells Used to Create Tiny New Livers
Genetic Literacy Project, July 5, 2013

Being Gilles-Eric Seralini: Inside the mind of the anti-GM movement
Genetic Literacy Project, June 10, 2013

Nabbing the bad guys with advanced technology: Who needs fingerprints when you have DNA?
Genetic Literacy Project, June 10, 2013

Biotechnology Should Be Central To Food Security (quoting Jon), Kathryn McConnell
US Embassy, June 6, 2013

Biotechnology Regulations Blocking Animal Research (citing Jon)
Henry Miller, Forbes, June 5, 2013

Angelina Jolie Fallout: Should Counseling Be Required With DNA Screenings?
Genetic Literacy Project, May 28, 2013

Organic Industry’s Credibility Eroded By Misinformation About GE Foods
Genetic Literacy Project, May 20, 2013

SCOTUS Rules Indiana Farmer is Seed Thief, Upholds Monsanto’s Patents
Genetic Literacy Project, May 14, 2013

Peru Crop Biotech Ban Highlights Botched Debate Over Biodiversity, Jon Entine & Kenrick Vezina
Genetic Literacy Project, May 13, 2013

Jewish Researcher Attacks DNA Evidence Linking Jews to Israel
Genetic Literacy Project, May 13, 2013

Walking The Ethical Edge: ‘Made-to-Order’ Embryos Address Genuine Needs
Genetic Literacy Project, May 6, 2013

The Politics of Bees Turns Science on its Head - Europe Bans Neonics While Local Beekeepers, Scientists Say Action is Precipitous
Forbes, April 30, 2013

Media Mangles Latest Biotech Innovation — Hornless Cows
Genetic Literacy Project
, April 29, 2013

Push to Ban Neonicotinoid Insecticides Takes on Political Overtones (citing Jon), April 22, 2013

National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Champions Shoddy Journalism on Endocrine Active Chemicals
Forbes, April 18, 2013

On GMOs, New York Times Foodie Mark Bittman is a Dark Cloud in the Brightening Sky of Reason
Genetic Literacy Project, April 15, 2013

Science Collapse Disorder -The Real Story Behind Neonics And Mass Bee Deaths
Forbes, April 11, 2013

Your DNA in Death: Reflections on the Henrietta Lacks Bioethics Controversy
Genetic Literacy Project
, April 1, 2013

Frankenstein’s Cat: How Animal Biotechnology Informs Us About Our Humanity
Genetic Literacy Project, March 18, 2013

Don’t Be Afraid of Genetic Modification (citing Jon)
New York Times Sunday Review, Emily Anthes, March 10, 2013

Farmer's Deception at Center of Monsanto GMO Soybean SCOTUS Patent Challenge; Genetic Innovation Threatened
Forbes, February 19, 2013

Scientists Savage Each Other over ‘Junk DNA’ Study While Journalists Mis-report the Science
Genetic Literacy Project, February 25, 2013

“BioPiracy” Myth at the Heart of the Monsanto Case
Genetic Literacy Project, February 25, 2013

Farmer's Deception at Center of Monsanto GMO Soybean SCOTUS Patent Challenge; Genetic Innovation Threatened
Forbes, February 19, 2013

Can A Rose Catch Your Cold? Threat Of 'Killer' Viral Plant Gene Is Latest Anti-GMO Rant
Forbes, January 30, 2012

Why Black People Are Good at Sports (citing Jon)
Popular Social Science, January 21, 2013

Approval for gene-modified salmon spawns controversy (citing Jon)
Sara Reardon, New Scientist, December 28, 2012

White House Ends Its Interference in a Scientific Review of GM Salmon
Slate, December 21, 2012

White House Reverses Itself, Lifts Political Block on FDA Approval of GM Salmon
Forbes, December 21, 2012

Greenpeace Hysteria Campaign Scares Chinese into Retreat on Nutrition-Enhancing GMO 'Golden Rice'
Forbes, December 11, 2012

Genetic Ethics Cops Shout “Designer Babies” to Abort Life Saving Therapy
Genetic Literacy Project
, October 26, 2012,

As California Prop 37 Vote Nears, Media Anti-Prop 37 Bias Emerges
Genetic Literacy Project
, October 26, 2012

Genes & Olympic Athletes (citing Jon)
Trinidad & Tabago Express, August 19, 2012

London a Wake-up Call for Kenyan Runners
New Strait Times (Malaysia), August 18, 2012

Jamaicans Win Genetic Lottery and Why it Matters
ForbesAugust 12, 2012

Segregation Returns to the London Olympics
Science 2.0, August 11, 2012

What Makes a Great Olympian? It's Genetics, Stupid
Daily Beast, August 11, 2012

Why 'Race' Matters in Determining Who is the Fastest Man on Earth
Sync, August 7, 2012

Why Black Sprinters Dominate the Olympics
Daily Tattler, August 5, 2012

The Black is a Better Athlete!
Shaka Griffith, Global Grind, July 5, 2012

The Genetic Legacy of "Jewish Catholics"
Daphna Berman,  Moment,  July/August 2012

Israel in All of US? Research Finds 'Jewish Genes' in Unusual Place
Forbes, June 4, 2012

Jews Are a 'Race,' Genes Reveal
Jewish Daily Forward, May 11, 2012

Republicans are Stupid: That’s the Stupid Premise of a Stupid New Book by an Anti-Republican Gadfly
Forbes, May 3, 2012

The White House Punts on Policies That Affect People of Color (quoting Jon)
ColorLines, November 16, 2011

Can the World's Fast Men Get Faster Still? (quoting Jon)
Guardian, November 15, 2011

Green Genes: Organics and GM Crops
Ethical Corporation, April 2011

Food Safety: Should Canned Foods Come With a Warning Label? (quoting Jon)
Los Angeles Times, March 31, 2011

Genetics and Health 2.0 vs. The Old Guard
The American,  March 15, 2011

Genetically Modified Salmon
Wisconsin Public Radio, Jon Debates Friends of the Earth, September 22, 2010

GM Salmon - Take a Leap of Faith
Ethical Corporation, September 2010

Making Hay
National Review, June 14, 2010

The Bioethics Channel: Do Our Genes Tell Us Who We Are?
Center for Practical Bioethics,
November 2009

Genetics and Personalized Medicine: The Science of Who We Are
NPR/KCUR/Walt Bodine Show, Kansas City,
November 3, 2009

Biotech and Agriculture: Green Revolution in the Balance
The American, October 3,  2009

Debate: Genetically Modified Food and the World Trade Organization
Ethical Corporation, April 2006

Let Them Eat Precaution: Beyond the WTO Decision on GMOs
Jon Entine, National Review Online, February 8, 2006

WTO Condemns E.U. Over GMO Moratorium
David R. Butcher, ThomasNet, February 8, 2006

WTO Biotech Ruling Reveals Special Interests, Say Critics
Emad Mekay, IPS, February 9, 2006

Europe, WTO Battle Over Biotech Crops Julia Watson, UPI, February 10, 2006

The WTO Rules on GMO's NPR Marketplace
February 7, 2006 (quoting Jon)

Different Strokes (quoting Jon)
Financial Times (UK), July 29, 2005

Studies Contradict View that Race Does Not Exist
World Science, January 31, 2005 (quoting Jon)

Sensitive Science in the Race for Glory (citing Jon)
The Japan Times,
August 11, 2004

Peering Under the Hood of Africa's Runners (citing Jon)
Science/AAAS, July 30, 2004

Debate: Genetically Modified Food and the World Trade Organization Jon Entine v. Greenpeace
in Ethical Corporation Magazine, April 2004

Let Them Eat Precaution: Debating Genetic Modification
The American Enterprise Magazine
, February 2004

Dusty Baker Has Nature on His Side
Wall Street Journal, July 15, 2003

Tracing Jewish History Through Genes (Interview with Jon)
UPI, May 15, 2003

The Coming of the Age of the Über-Athlete
Salon, March 21, 2002

Genes and Sports: Drug Running
Scotland on Sunday, March 17, 2002

Anti-GMO Protesters Don't Know Beans About Milk
National Post (Canada), February 27, 2002

Reaction: Bottomless Cup of Protest
National Post (Canada), March 1, 2002

Milking the Public's Food Fears Protesting Starbucks—Coffee, Tea or rbST?
San Francisco Chronicle
, February 2002

Engineering Sports Performance in the Genes
National Post (Canada)
, February 21, 2002

The Gene Genie is Out of the Bottle: Doping's Next Wave is Already on Us
The Guardian (UK),
December 1, 2001

Born to Run?
Africana, November 6, 2001

Reassessing Human Boidiversity and 'Race'
Human Biology, October 1, 2001

The Science and Politics of Genetic Diversity (w/Sally Satel)
Africana, September 27, 2001

Race Belongs in the Stem Cell Debate (w/Sally Satel)
The Washington Post,
September 9, 2001

Commentary: Investigacion con Celulas Madre es Elitista
(Stem Cell Investigation is Elitist) IPS - Inter Press Service en Español, August 26, 2002

The Straw Man of 'Race'
World & I, September 2001

Success Lies in the Genes
National Post
(Canada), August 3, 2001

The Secret of Gene Genies: Bio-Cultural Athletic 'Hot Spots'
Sunday Express (UK)
, April 29, 2001

Why Race Matters in Sports
AOL Exclusive, April 25, 2001

Read an analysis on AOL by Arizona State University evolutionary biologist Joseph Graves, Jr. and the chat debate on AOL about "Taboo"

Olympic Colors
, September 23, 2000

Demystifying Genetics: What Sydney Can Teach Us About Science
San Francisco Examiner,
September 20, 2000

SKEPTIC Special Issue on Race & Sports
Breaking the Taboo: Why Black Athletes Dominate Sports And Why We’re No Longer So Afraid to Talk About It, Summer 2000

Return to Top